There is a cyclonic circulation over the Andaman Sea and adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean.
By December 5, a low pressure area is likely to form over southeast Bay of Bengal.
It is likely to reach the coasts of Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh by December 8.
New Delhi. A cyclonic circulation extends up to mid-tropospheric level over South Andaman Sea and adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean – Strait of Malacca. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea by December 5. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that it is likely to move west-northwest and concentrate into a depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal by the morning of 7 December. Thereafter, it is very likely to move west-northwestwards and reach southwest Bay of Bengal near north Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts by morning of 8 December.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), due to this, widespread light/moderate rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places is likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during 4-6 December. Rains are likely to start over North Coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal and South Coast Andhra Pradesh from December 7 midnight. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely over North Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and rain at most places with heavy falls at a few places over South Andhra Pradesh on 8th December. The Meteorological Department has also issued an alert regarding this.
While the Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of stormy weather (speed of 40-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph) in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Andaman Sea on 5 December. Strong Wind (speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph) very likely over Southeast Bay of Bengal on 5 & 6 December and over Southwest & adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal on 6-7 December is likely to. Strong wind (speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph) very likely over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Sri Lanka coast on 7 and 8 December. Strong wind (speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph) very likely to commence from morning of 8 December over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, south Andhra Pradesh coast and Gulf of Mannar. Which can reach 70 kmph during the next 12 hours till evening.
Weather Update: Temperature dropped due to westerly wind, cold will increase in Bihar after two days
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), there is no possibility of any significant change in the minimum temperature in the northern and western parts of the country during the next 24 hours. The minimum temperature is expected to drop by 2-3 degree Celsius over the central and adjoining eastern parts of the country during the next 2-3 days. There is likely to be no significant change in the minimum temperature over the rest of the country during the next 4-5 days. While there is a possibility of dense fog in different areas of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab in the morning for the next 2-3 days.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 05, 2022, 06:42 IST